Questions that relate to graphics that use a three-dimensional representation of geometric data (often Cartesian) that is stored in the computer for the purposes of performing calculations and rendering 3D images.

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Solar System Model Live Wallpaper

New here (Duh!) and I was checking some live wallpapers that are similar with stuff for the android phones and tablets. I am looking for a way to have an actual and interactive solar system model as a ...
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my computer lags when playing 3d games (Nvidia GeForce 4 MX420)

Hello when i try to play 3d games on my computer like tux racer and other games it lags really bad. When i look in additional drivers it doesn't detect new drivers for my machine. I'm running lubuntu ...
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How to disable Unity effects in Ubuntu 14.04?

i accidentally (somehow) disabled all my unity effects, icons are flat, alt+tab doesn't show gloss. the problem is that i wanted to do this again on my other laptop and i couldn't. i have compiz ...
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3D Stereoscopic with nVidia

I have a 3D compatible tv (over HDMI) and a nVidia GTX660 (should be 3D compatible and has a HDMI port). Can I make things in 3D? (Watch a movie in mkv, playMinecraft with stereoscopic MOD...) Thank ...
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“3D” graphics not working in Civ5 via steam — how to fix?

I've just downloaded Civ5, which is finally available for linux. I'm getting an annoying graphics issue however -- the terrains, which should be 3D, aren't really being rendered. How do I fix this? ...
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I am a Sixth Form student who needs to use 3D CAD software for my project. Any clue on how to do this?

I have been given Windows running copies of the software, but am unsure as to whether there is a reliable, safe way to run the software without ruining the security and reliability of my distro. I no ...
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What is a good point-and-click way to draw simple dot and line 3D graphs?

I'd like to draw simple, 3D dot and line graphs like the following: I would prefer the resulting images to be rotatable. I am aware of coded solutions such as TikZ, but I want something more fluid ...
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How does one run Unity 3D (the full free version) in Ubuntu Studio?

How does one install Unity 3D (the full free version) on Ubuntu? I have tried to run the program through Wine 64-bit, and I get this message every time: Error initializing license system. Please ...
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Trusty Tahr in VirtualBox on Yoga 2 Pro Running Very Slowly [duplicate]

So I've followed the steps from the following link (and many similar ones): Why does a Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox run very, very slowly? And I have two main problems. My VM running Ubuntu is ...
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Some problem about Compiz and GTK on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer : i3/4G/750G/VGA Intel HD3000 & 1GB NVidia with CUDA GT540M. I've some problems with Ubuntu 14.04 : Does Ubuntu 14.04 support Emerald Theme Manager? ...
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VMware and 3D acceleration

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then VMware 10.0.2 with Windows 7 as guest. I get No 3D Acceleration error when starting the guest machine. I have installed OpenGL and all Mesa lib files. Below is a ...
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3D Graphics / HD Video

Are there advantages of 3D graphics and HD video if I am not using my computer for those purposes? My work is mostly text based (and audio). The 3D environment of Ubuntu Desktop is uncomfortable for ...
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How to view 3D PDF files?

Is it possible to view 3D models with PDF documents? There are a number of PDFs which contain detailed 3D models such as this example: ...
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JavaFx 3D does not run on Ubuntu 14.04

When trying to run the *javaFX 3D demo on my Ubuntu 14.04 (Gallium 0.4 on AMD REDWOOD, Java JDK 8u5), I get the fellowing error message: Executing ...
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Why X is relying on software instead of hardware with “nomodeset” kernel parameter for 3D acceleration?

My laptop is an ASUS K55N with AMD A8-4500M Trinity APU and integrated Radeon HD 7640G. Yesterday I tried at least 8 live sessions from different distros (slackware based, gentoo based, arch based, ...
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Virtualbox+FGLRX=no hardware acceleration in guest

I am trying to enable 3D hardware acceleration for my Windows XP guest on my Ubuntu 14.04 host. 2D acceleration works on any driver. My system specs are: Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6450 Motherboard: ...
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drivers for ati 3000 graphics

I am currently using a system with integrated mother board graphics of Radeon 3000 graphics, and I am facing a severe problem of Ubuntu's INCOMPATIBILITY with 3d graphics on Chrome. For example, ...
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3d setttings on ubuntu 14.04LTS

ALAS! i cannot operate any 3d application on linux ubuntu 14.04 LTS i have tried many applications on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS but they are not supported check this out this one ...
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14.04 and ATI HD 4890 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with fglrx 8.960. I've locked this version because updates won't enable 3D acceleration, i.e. unity would switch to 2D mode and my steam games won't launch. AFAIK, AMD has ...
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Use Compiz to Render 3d Anaglyph

I recently found out that compiz has or rather had a plugin which can be used to render the desktop in 3d Anaglyph. But all the ppas are very old and don't work on trusty. I wanted to know where can I ...
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How can I make Ubuntu (preferably gnome desktop) be 3d?

By 3D I mean anaglyph 3d with 3d glasses like the red and blue ones. I've seen some ways to do this but they are at least two years old. I'm using ubuntu gnome 14.04. I'm using nvidia 330m, but by all ...
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Ubuntu is using Intel Compatible controller instead of NVidia

I'm trying to run Minecraft on my Ubuntu 12.04 but I'm having the following error: [08:04:00 INFO]: Client> org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Could not init GLX [08:04:00 INFO]: Client> at ...
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2d - 3d modes query

after running the echo $DESKTOP_SESSION i see that it says that 3D mode is not supported on my system. What I am wondering if this is because of a driver issue or a hardware issue? I am running an ...
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Google Earth-Unsupported graphics card

I've just installed Google Earth on my PC,which runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I open Google Earth,a window pop-ups and says:"Unsupported Graphics Card Your graphics card does nor meet the minimum spec ...
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3D game engines in ubuntu

I know this must be one of the many question around the same topic. But, i want clear mind and new eyes in this. I am beginning to grasp java for game development for pc and tablet; i cant use ...
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will unity 3d on older computers work with 13.10

Basically, i have an older computer which is why i put ubuntu on for its speed. At first i had 12.04 that ran ubuntu 2D because 3D was very slow on the Nvidia GeForce 5200 card in it. when i updated ...
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Window manager affects 3d performance - how to work around it?

I learned the hard way that enabling compositing VM will affect 3d performance. What can I do today to be able play games on linux with no performance penalty? I guess I could create user with ...
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Can't get 3D vision working

I have a new graphic card and wanted to enjoy 3D movies, however I can't get 3D vision to work with my setup. I tried many tutorials, without results. Here are the informations I can provide: ...
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Virtualbox doesn't detect 3D on Ubuntu host?

When I try to enable 3D acceleration in guests, I receive this warning: can someone help me?
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Ubuntu 3D desktop not working [duplicate]

I have read all other cases regarding this problem, but I think my is rare, so I am asking this question. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on VirtualBox 3D Acceleration is enabled, my host video card is ATI ...
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Intel HD 4600: No 3D support

I've got an MSI GE-40 laptop with an Intel HD 4600 (integrated in Core i7-4702MQ CPU) and GeForce GTX760M GPU running Ubuntu 13.10. It looks like 3D is not supported: /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test ...
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How to run mupen 64 in a 6GB pen drive

I have an old Acer Aspire 7110 laptop, and it has no Hard-drive. I am planning on running Ubuntu in a !6 GB pen drive, as I have done with other Linux distros. But, my question is: Will I be able ...
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VirutalBox headless VM + 3D acceleration

I have installed virtualbox on my Ubuntu 13.10 (desktop) host, configured windows 7 guest, added extension pack and guest additions. My intention is to work on windows 7 remotely, so I have configured ...
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What does “fully supported” mean in context of Radeon Opensource Video Driver?

UPDATE: This is not a request for support of my specific issue. Details of that issue are here: How to recover from bad upgrade to 13.04 (Unity very slow) . I have "solved" that issue, for the ...
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Disable CPU rendering

I have a problem with the 3D Functions of Unity after the Upgrade to 13.10. I've got a ThinkPad R60 with Intel GMA950 Graphics. Low 3D performance, i know. But Unity worked well since 11.10. My ...
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nvidia 3d vision kit enabling

I've recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and successfully installed the nvidia driver for my gtx 550ti gpu... my question is, how do I enable the 3d vision since my monitor is 3d capable and I'm ...
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Compiz 3d windows rendering is broken

I used CCSM to configure Desktop Cube and cube rotation enabled and it works. However, when I enable 3d windows plugin, the desktop cube is shown like this : I tried editing "Window Match" to ...
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CAD *.stp files on Ubuntu 13.04 32Bit

I'm not able to open 3D CAD *.stp files on my Ubuntu, I tried to import them with Salome Meca however without effect ? What went wrong ?
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How to make a mesh by using python script on Blender

I want to know how to make a mesh having Vertices and Faces by using python script from mathematical equations, for example, spherical harmonics, and so on. If the sample code of an easy function is ...
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nouveau Unknown Fermi chipset

I've installed a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 and whenever I start my laptop I get this output error [ 19.469816] nouveau ![ DEVICE][0000:01:00.0] unknown Fermi chipset [ 19.469846] nouveau E[ ...
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Installing Ogre3D in Ubuntu 13.04 x64?

I'm using code::blocks. I'm a C++ developer, and I need Ogre3D for a project I'm working on. I've heard of Ogre before, and the demo applications are impressive, so I have decided to use it. THe ...
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Program to draw 3D charts graphics?

I want to create something like the image: Can anyone suggest a simple application to achieve this?
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OpenGL warnings with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running as a VirtualBox Guest under Windows7

I have been using 12.04 as a guest on my laptop for quiet some time now and it works flawlessly. Today a colleague asked me about the 3D performance of the guest. It never came in my mind to use ...
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No Unity, launcher and dash on Ubuntu 13.04 within VirtualBox4.2.12 after enabel 3D Acceleration

I was using Ubuntu 12.10 in my VirtualBox4.2.12 on my Windows7 Host. They worked good. But when I install Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox 4.2.12, the screen and display are very slow. I have followed this ...
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Can r600g drive 3D displays?

Can open-source Radeon (r600g) driver output stereoscopic image to displays that support it? Is it not mentioned in Radeon feature matrix (currently down, archive link) and I couldn't find any info ...
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No Unity 3D in VirtualBox

I'm having trouble running Unity 3D in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in VirtualBox. I tried enabling 3D acceleration, it still does not show 3D. Only 2D. I tried installing VBox Guest additions, won't show 3D. ...
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Which free software can you use to create rotating 3D Spacefill models of molecules in .gif format?

An example of what I'm talking about is this animation from Wikipedia. I am running 32 bit 12.10 if it is relevant. Please describe step-by-step, with pictures (screenshots with the appropriate areas ...
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How to change graphics options for Intel chipsets?

I have Acer Aspire 5349 with some integrated Intel GPU. On Windows I could just open an Intel program in which I could change my graphical settings like colors, but also 3D settings for improving ...
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Rhino 3D 5.0 64bit

I would do anything to get Rhino 5 working on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. First the extension of the file is .msi. I have tried using CrossOver to install it, but failed. I tried to install it using wine ...
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Where to download the Cycles render engine?

I've installed Blender from Software Center, but it doesn't contain the Cycles render engine by default. Is it a different package or do I need to download Blender from a PPA?